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onion
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Postby onion » Tue Jul 01, 2014 9:10 pm

Hi everyone!

I've finally decided to join after reading this forum for the past couple months. I'd like to thank you guys for (indirectly) helping me. I went from no credit and no history to a $900 Bank of America card, a $3000 Best Buy card, and I just got approved for an American Express Blue Sky card all while improving my score little by little.

Thanks again!
FICO TU - 728 - 8/14
FICO EX - 716 - 7/14
FICO EQ - 740 - 7/14

Bank of America Cash Rewards - $2,400
Best Buy - $3,000
American Express Blue Cash Everyday - $8,000
American Express Everyday - $10,000
Discover It Chrome - $500 (AU on fiancée's card, helping her build credit)
American Express Platinum - NPSL
Barclaycard Arrival+ - $3,000
Capital One Yamacard - $11,000


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Postby Robrus1 » Tue Jul 01, 2014 10:37 pm

Congrats! Stop making me cry.
Amex Platinum
Amex BCP 21K
Amex SPG 5K
Barclaycard Arrival Plus WEMC 5K
Chase Sapphire Preferred 23.5K
Credit Union 10K
Discover IT 7.75K

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Postby jrmsu » Tue Jul 01, 2014 10:55 pm

Congrats onion! Has AMEX told you what your credit line is yet?
My Cards:

Discover It - $8,450 (9/13)
BankAmericard Cash Rewards Visa Signature - $5,000 (4/14)
Chase Freedom - $3,000 (5/14)
AMEX Hilton HHonors - $16,500 (6/14)


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Postby onion » Tue Jul 01, 2014 11:09 pm

Thanks guys!

I don't know yet, I created my account but need to wait for my card to get here to finish the setup. I'll give them a call tomorrow and see if they can tell me how much credit they gave me. I was instantly approved only a few hours ago and they were already closed.
FICO TU - 728 - 8/14

FICO EX - 716 - 7/14

FICO EQ - 740 - 7/14



Bank of America Cash Rewards - $2,400

Best Buy - $3,000

American Express Blue Cash Everyday - $8,000

American Express Everyday - $10,000

Discover It Chrome - $500 (AU on fiancée's card, helping her build credit)

American Express Platinum - NPSL

Barclaycard Arrival+ - $3,000

Capital One Yamacard - $11,000

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Postby onion » Tue Jul 01, 2014 11:40 pm

I just found out there's an automated line that you can call to get your credit limit and info about your account. I was VERY pleasantly surprised to hear they gave me $8,000!
FICO TU - 728 - 8/14

FICO EX - 716 - 7/14

FICO EQ - 740 - 7/14



Bank of America Cash Rewards - $2,400

Best Buy - $3,000

American Express Blue Cash Everyday - $8,000

American Express Everyday - $10,000

Discover It Chrome - $500 (AU on fiancée's card, helping her build credit)

American Express Platinum - NPSL

Barclaycard Arrival+ - $3,000

Capital One Yamacard - $11,000

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Postby MemberSince99 » Sat Jul 05, 2014 6:39 pm

Wow that's a terrific limit congratulations! And don't forget about going for the 3X CLI after 61 days!

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Postby onion » Sun Jul 06, 2014 11:48 am

MemberSince99 wrote:Wow that's a terrific limit congratulations! And don't forget about going for the 3X CLI after 61 days!


Thank you! I didn't know what that was and just did some reading, that's awesome to be able to raise a limit that fast and easily! Soft check CLI is my dream come true.
FICO TU - 728 - 8/14

FICO EX - 716 - 7/14

FICO EQ - 740 - 7/14



Bank of America Cash Rewards - $2,400

Best Buy - $3,000

American Express Blue Cash Everyday - $8,000

American Express Everyday - $10,000

Discover It Chrome - $500 (AU on fiancée's card, helping her build credit)

American Express Platinum - NPSL

Barclaycard Arrival+ - $3,000

Capital One Yamacard - $11,000



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